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    • Contamination index. A novel parameter for metal and pesticide analyses in maternal blood and umbilical cord 

      Motta, Ilse Sodré; Volpato, Gustavo Tadeu; Damasceno, Débora Cristina; Sinzato, Yuri Karen; Vesentini, Giovana; Rudge, Cibele Vicira Cunha; Calderon, Iracema Mattos Paranhos; Kempinas, Wilma de Grava; Odland, Jon Øyvind; Rudge, Marilza Vieira Cunha (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-07)
      PURPOSE:<br> To evaluate the contamination index of metals and pesticides in pregnant women, and to relate this to perinatal outcomes. <br> METHODS:<br> Descriptive, retrospective, exploratory study, developed from existing secondary data analyses at Level III maternity center. A total of 40 mothers with their newborns (NB), living in a rural area in Botucatu- Brazil and surrounding region. ...